checkerbloom
checkerbloom checkerbloom n. a perennial purple-flowered wild mallow of West North America ({Sidalcea malviflora}) that is also cultivated.

Syn: wild hollyhock, {Sidalcea malviflora}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • checkerbloom — [chek′ərblo͞om΄] n. a California perennial plant (Sidalcea malvaeflora) of the mallow family, with rosy or purple flowers …   English World dictionary

  • checkerbloom — /chek euhr bloohm /, n. a western North American plant, Sidalcea malviflora, of the mallow family, having long, loose clusters of rose colored flowers. Also called wild hollyhock. [1920 25; CHECKER1 + BLOOM1] * * * …   Universalium

  • checkerbloom — noun perennial purple flowered wild mallow of western North America that is also cultivated • Syn: ↑wild hollyhock, ↑Sidalcea malviflora • Hypernyms: ↑mallow • Member Holonyms: ↑Sidalcea, ↑genus Sidalcea * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • wild hollyhock — checkerbloom. * * * …   Universalium

  • Sidalcea malviflora — checkerbloom checkerbloom n. a perennial purple flowered wild mallow of West North America ({Sidalcea malviflora}) that is also cultivated. Syn: wild hollyhock, {Sidalcea malviflora}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sidalcea malviflora — checkerbloom checkerbloom n. a perennial purple flowered wild mallow of West North America ({Sidalcea malviflora}) that is also cultivated. Syn: wild hollyhock, {Sidalcea malviflora}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sidalcea — malachroides Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

  • Sidalcea pedata — taxobox name = Sidalcea pedata regnum = Plantae unranked divisio = Angiosperms unranked classis = Eudicots unranked ordo = Rosids ordo = Malvales familia = Malvaceae genus = Sidalcea species = S. pedata binomial = Sidalcea pedata | Sidalcea… …   Wikipedia

  • Sidalcea oregana ssp. valida — ID 78084 Symbol Key SIORV Common Name Kenwood Marsh checkerbloom Family Malvaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA Growth Habit Subshrub, Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Sidalcea pedata — ID 78087 Symbol Key SIPE4 Common Name birdfoot checkerbloom Family Malvaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Native to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA Growth Habit Forb/herb Duration …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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